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S.S. Peach Tree State


Gross Tonnage:7,212Net:4,411
Dimensions:422.8 x 57.0 x 34.8MC Type:EC2-S-C1
Builder:New England S.B. Corp.
Portland, ME
Hull #
USMC Hull #
Date of Build:
Delivered:
3107
3107
1945
4/45
Engines:T.3 Cy 24 1/2", 37" & 70' - 48"Engine Builder:General Machinery Corp.
Hamilton, Ontario
Navigation:DF, ESD, GYC, RADARDecks, etc.:2 Decks, Fitted for Oil Fuel, Cruiser Stern

Began SM Service:1947Ended SM Service:1955

----------------------------------- Vessel History -----------------------------------
Date
Vessel
#
Vessel
Name
Vessel
Owner
Call Ltrs
Home
Port
Flag
1945
247713
Elwin F. KnowlesUS War Shipping Administration
ANNF
Portland, MEUSWB
1946
247713
Elwin F. KnowlesUS Maritime Commission
ANNF
Portland, MEUS
1947
247713
Peach Tree StateStates Marine Corp. of Delaware
New York
ANNF
New YorkUS
1948
247713
Peach Tree StateStates Marine Corp.
New York
ANNF
New YorkUS
1955
536
Zuider ZeeAgualinda Compania Navera S.A.
c/o Joseph S. Someck
New York
ELQY
MonroviaLiberian
1958
536
ZuiderzeeAgualinda Compania Navera S.A.
c/o Joseph S. Someck
New York
ELQY
MonroviaLiberian
1961
247713
WestchesterSouthern States Navigation Corp.
New York
KQNI
New YorkUS
1964
1966
Mercantile WaveSeacrest Investment Co., Inc.
c/o Mercantile Navigation Co.
Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas
5MVW
MonroviaLiberian
1964
1974
Grand StarOrient Star Navigation Corp.
c/o Sea King Corp.
New York
BLDS
KaohsiungNationalist Chinese

Events:
1946: U.S. Maritime Commission
1947: Sold to States Marine Corp., renamed PEACH TREE STATE.
1955: Sold to Agualinda Compania Navera S.A., renamed ZUIDER ZEE.
1958: Renamed ZUIDERZEE.
1961: Sold to Southern States Navigation, renamed WESTCHESTER.
1964: Sold to Seacrest Investment Co. of the Bahamas, renamed MERCANTILE WAVE.
1964: Sold to Orient Star Navigation Corp., renamed GRAND STAR.

Disposition DateComments
1968Scrapped 12/68 Kaohsiung.

The information on this web site is the kind contribution of our Historian, Skip Lewis, 2003. Skip, whose dad sailed for Isthmian, is an avid collector and researcher of everything Isthmian and States Marine. In his quest, he has used many sources and publications including Lloyd's of London and Imperial Steel by John Atherton.

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